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Record Number: 32822


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The weekly Evensong [i.e., 22-25 Oct] has been amazing this week, averaging nearly a hundred a night. Itís rather like the last chapter of the "House of Prayer" the way all sorts of folk come in. I had two British West Indian Sergeants at Communion the other day, and two Chinese at Evensong during the week Ö'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1909 and 28 Oct 1917

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Philip Thomas Byard Clayton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

12 Dec 1885

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Chaplain Fourth Class, 16th Infantry Brigade

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

Australia

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Florence Converse

Title:

The House of Prayer

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Dent, 1909

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

32822

Source:

Print

Author:

P. B. Clayton

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Letters From Flanders: Some War-Time Letters of the Rev. P. B. Clayton (Tubby) to His Mother

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1933

Vol:

n/a

Page:

118

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

P. B. Clayton, Letters From Flanders: Some War-Time Letters of the Rev. P. B. Clayton (Tubby) to His Mother, (London, 1933), p. 118, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32822, accessed: 22 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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